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Domestic Violence

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  • Roger Goodell announces changes in NFL to address domestic violence

    Roger Goodell announces changes in NFL to address domestic violence
    Roger Goodell, coming off his most turbulent week as NFL commissioner, sent a memo to the 32 teams Monday outlining steps taken at league headquarters to address domestic violence issues. The memo, obtained by The Times, announces the new position of...
  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • NFL adds four women to shape domestic violence policies

    The NFL, reeling from a series of domestic violence cases involving some of its players, said on Monday it hired four women to help shape domestic violence policies. In a memo to the league's 32 teams, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said it retained...
  • Workplace deaths are down, but Latinos and women face special risks

    Workplace deaths are down, but Latinos and women face special risks
    Here’s a chilling bit of data from a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report on workplace fatalities in 2013: Homicides accounted for one in five women's deaths on the job, compared with less than one in 10 for men. And the killer in more than a...
  • NFL's Vikings reinstate Peterson after child abuse charge

    Adrian Peterson, a marquee NFL running back facing charges of child abuse for injuries he caused when disciplining his son, was reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings on Monday. Peterson was held out of the Vikings' game on Sunday, a 30-7 loss to the New...
  • Mohammed Khaku: In wake of Ray Rice video, community must address domestic violence

    Mohammed Khaku: In wake of Ray Rice video, community must address domestic violence
    In the wake of the TMZ video of Ray Rice slugging his now-wife in a casino elevator, the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract and the NFL giving him an indefinite suspension were appropriate. Rice possibly losing his career will bring light to the...
  • Rice forever linked to domestic violence [Letter]

    Rice forever linked to domestic violence [Letter]
    Ray Rice broke the 11th commandment which states, "Thou shalt not assault the female gender" ("Ray Rice video: This is what domestic violence looks like," Sept. 8). Any adult male worth his salt knows that and unfailingly abides by it. Then there's "The...
  • Ray Rice video helps raise awareness of domestic violence

    Ray Rice video helps raise awareness of domestic violence
    In the days after the release of video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancee, now his wife, in a New Jersey casino elevator, the hotline at Northwest Hospital's domestic violence program began ringing. Only a few callers have...
  • CBS cancels Rihanna performance ahead of Thursday night's NFL game

    CBS cancels Rihanna performance ahead of Thursday night's NFL game
    CBS has decided not use Rihanna’s segment before Thursday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens, Sports Illustrated reported. Instead, the network will start with a report from Norah O’Donnell, who...
  • NFL punishes Ray Rice as video emerges but league may face trouble

    The grainy images, captured without sound, show a man and a woman in an elevator. He turns toward her, then walks away. She comes at him, and he punches her on the side of the head, knocking her off her feet and into a railing. When the doors open he...
  • '#WhyIStayed' – Ray Rice Incident Prompts Conversation About Domestic Violence

    The video of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancée and knocking her out cold has stirred national outrage, and it has already raised domestic violence awareness here in Connecticut. Karen Jarmoc, the executive director...